Four Steps for Dealing with Shin Splints Playing Soccer

Any training that involves vigorous running or even walking long distances on certain surfaces can cause shin splints. Because of all the running required for the sport, dealing with shin splints while playing soccer is an all-too-common problem. At Specialized Physical Therapy, we know how important it is to keep your body in peak physical condition for soccer season. With that in mind, here are some tips on how to prevent shin splints during training and games.

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Foot Fracture Treatment

Foot Fracture

A foot fracture can occur during a car accident, sudden movements, or simple trip and fall injury. Sometimes overuse and repetitive movements can lead to minor stress fractures, especially in the metatarsals. Early foot fracture symptoms include foot pain, swelling, and reduced movement. Our customized foot fracture treatment aligns individuals’ needs and movement goals for…

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Physical Therapy for Flat Feet (Pes Planus)

Flat Feet (Pes Planus)

Flat Feet (or fallen arches) are an anatomical condition where the sole of your foot touches the ground, with little or no arch present. Common causes include genetics, foot injury, or age-associated deterioration. At Specialized Physical Therapy, our physical therapists offer personalized treatment for your flat feet to reduce symptoms and restore optimal function levels.…

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Ankle Pain Treatment

Knee Pain

Ankle pain and discomfort experienced near can result in swelling, redness, and stiffness in the joint. The primary causes of ankle pain include foot/ankle injury, daily wear and tear, or medical conditions such as arthritis.  Anatomy of the Ankle The ankle joint serves as the connection point for the lower leg bones (tibia and fibula)…

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Physical Therapy For Shin Splints

Shin splints physical therapy

High-impact exercises, new workout routines, and overuse of muscles connected to the shinbone (tibia) cause shin splints. The recurring leg pain can make movements such as running, jumping, and sprinting difficult and restrictive. With proper physical therapy for shin splints, you can prevent this from possibly turning into a stress fracture or something even worse.…

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Ankle Sprain Rehabilitation

Leg Pain

Sprained ankles are one of the most common orthopedic injuries. We’ve all twisted our ankle and sprained it at least once in our lifetime. Yet, ankle sprains should not be taken lightly and must receive treatments as soon as possible. Otherwise, you risk facing irreversible consequences that could disrupt your lifestyle. OverviewYour ankle has more…

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ACL Tear Physical Therapy

ACL Tear

Each year, there are about 150,000 to 200,000 anterior cruciate ligament injuries, most typically caused by sport injuries involving pivoting, cutting, jumping, and contact. Female athletes are at the highest risk for injury. The anterior cruciate ligament is a vital ligament of the knee, helping to maintain the stability of the joint. ACL Tear Symptoms…

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Total Ankle Replacement Physical Therapy

Total Ankle Replacement

Total Ankle Replacement Physical Therapy: After a total ankle replacement, you can rest assured that the physical therapists at Specialized Physical Therapy are confident in their ability to restore you to your prior function. Symptoms Common symptoms leading to a total ankle replacement include ankle pain, stiffness, or grinding within the ankle joint typically due…

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Plantar Fasciitis Physical Therapy Treatment

If you spend hours on your feet, wear worn out shoes, or have high arches or flat feet, then you’re more likely to suffer from plantar fasciitis. You must contact a specialized physical therapy center as soon as you notice symptoms of plantar fasciitis. Plantar Fasciitis Overview The Plantar fascia, a thick and web-like fibrous…

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